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Changing Lives York Arc Light

Guildhall, York


Provides accommodation and support to homeless men and women in York. We have been delivering services since 1999 and operate from a signature facility, in private grounds close to the city centre, which has 35 bedrooms, meeting and counselling spaces as well as education, health, fitness and community facilities. This welcoming and inspirational space offers our clients not only a place to stay but also the chance to make positive changes in their lives.
Core client group are ex-rough sleepers and those at risk of sleeping rough – the majority of whom have complex issues primarily connected with drug and alcohol misuse and mental ill-health.
Our work is aimed at reconnecting our clients with the opportunities that life offers and encouraging them to embrace and maximise them.
We do this through the provision not only of keyworking support but also a broad range of purposeful activity options, thus preparing them to move on through York’s co-ordinated multi-agency re-settlement network and onto an independent life.

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01904 630500


Arc Light, Union Terrace, York, YO31 7ES

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    DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service - formerly criminal records check) policy? Yes

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    • Advice And Support / Housing and Homelessness
    • Housing And Homelessness / Housing Advice And Support

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    Last updated: 28/3/2019

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